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Hawaii's 2nd-Largest Volcano Erupts
2023-06-07 19:08
Kilauea, the second largest volcano in Hawaii, began erupting on Wednesday after a three-month pause, US Geological Survey officials said. The survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory sai… Read More
Pope Francis Goes Under The Knife
2023-06-07 17:52
Pope Francis was admitted to the hospital for surgery Wednesday to repair an intestinal hernia, the latest malady to befall the 86-year-old who had part of his colon removed in 2021. Francis… Read More
Virgin Birth Is A First For This Species
2023-06-07 17:30
A crocodile has for the first time been found capable of a virgin birth—a finding that suggests the species' dinosaur cousins were capable of the same feat. An 18-year-old female croco… Read More
Tucker Carlson Is Back And 'Grateful'
2023-06-07 17:05
Tucker Carlson returned to the airwaves Tuesday night—or at least the Twitter waves—in a 10-minute episode of "Tucker on Twitter" that was classic Carlson in terms of content, re… Read More
Chris Christie Makes 2024 Run Official
2023-06-06 20:09
Chris Christie officially joined the race for the GOP White House nomination Tuesday—giving frontrunner Donald Trump a rival more outspoken than most. The former New Jersey governor, a… Read More
Trump Has Much To Say. Jack Smith Does Not
2023-06-06 17:40
We're apparently going to learn very soon whether the Justice Department will criminally charge Donald Trump over his handling of classified documents . And a day after Trump's legal team me… Read More
'This Song Is Going To Make You Famous'
2023-06-06 16:50
Brazil's Astrud Gilberto had a long and successful recording career, but her very first song was her biggest: "The Girl From Ipanema." The singer died Monday at the age of 83, reports the AP… Read More
Another Breakup For Taylor Swift
2023-06-06 07:00
Taylor Swift has come to the end of another romance, this one very brief. The singer was first spotted with Matty Healy, frontman for The 1975, in early May, shortly after her six-year relat… Read More
Tim Scott Braves The View , Gets Booed
2023-06-06 06:30
Tim Scott braved The View Monday to discuss his presidential campaign, and the Republican senator got booed—though co-host Whoopi Goldberg had his back, in a way. The boos came when Sc… Read More
2024 Presidential Race Gets Another Entrant
2023-06-06 05:00
Another big name is entering the 2024 presidential race, though not for one of the two biggest political parties. Dr. Cornel West, the well-known progressive scholar, philosophy professor, a… Read More
Driver's Fine For Speeding: $129K
2023-06-05 18:01
The minimum fine for speeding in Finland is 6 euros. The maximum? That's a much different story, because Finland uses a progressive system pegged to a driver's wealth, explains Euro News . W… Read More
Former VP Mike Pence Enters 2024 Race
2023-06-05 16:08
Mike Pence is now a candidate for president. While the former vice president will launch his campaign in Iowa on Wednesday, his team filed the formal paperwork to enter the race on Monday wi… Read More
Look Out: Gas Prices Likely To Go Up
2023-06-05 07:20
Saudi Arabia will reduce how much oil it sends to the global economy, taking a unilateral step to prop up the sagging price of crude after two previous cuts to supply by major producing coun… Read More
Best, Worst Cities To Raise Kids
2023-06-04 19:15
So you want to raise a family, and preferably not in a city with a nuclear waste site. Wallethub examined data from 182 US cities to make the choice a little easier, crunching data in five c… Read More
Animated Spider-Man Soars In Debut
2023-06-04 18:45
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse opened in US and Canadian theaters to a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-t… Read More
Meet The Press Announces Next Moderator
2023-06-04 15:20
Meet the Press had a woman as its host when the NBC News program first took to the air in 1947. The Sunday morning staple is about to have its second female moderator in its 75-year history… Read More
Plans To Move Everest Base Camp Dropped
2023-06-03 21:15
Looks like Everest base camp is staying where it is. Nearly a year after Nepal's tourism ministry announced plans to move it lower down the mountain due to warming temperatures causing the g… Read More
Erdogan Decrees 'Turkish Century'
2023-06-03 20:15
Turkey's longtime leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, took the oath of office on Saturday, ushering in his third presidential term that followed three stints as prime minister. Erdogan, 69, won a… Read More
Death Toll Climbs In Train Crash
2023-06-03 18:00
Rescuers found no more survivors in the overturned and mangled wreckage of two passenger trains that derailed in eastern India, killing more than 280 people and injuring hundreds in one of t… Read More
More Safety Execs Flee Twitter
2023-06-03 16:30
First Ella Irwin, Twitter's second head of trust and safety under Elon Musk, resigned earlier this week. Now, two more safety executives at the company are stepping away as well, leaving man… Read More
YouTube Flips On Election Lies
2023-06-02 22:30
YouTube has reversed, effective immediately, the election integrity policy it enacted in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential vote. The company said leaving the policy in place for the nex… Read More
Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Now Underway
2023-06-02 21:05
It's time for residents along the southeastern US coastlines to make sure their storm plans are in place: The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season formally got underway Thursday, and the AP rounds… Read More
Images Show Mars In Real Time
2023-06-02 19:12
People of Earth had their first almost live view of Mars on Friday afternoon, streamed by the European Space Agency. For about an hour, a new image appeared every 50 seconds on YouTube and T… Read More
Adidas Is Selling Off Its Yeezy Shoes
2023-06-02 18:26
In the wake of the severed relationship between Adidas and Ye (formerly known as Kanye West), the sportswear giant has begun selling off its remaining Yeezy merchandise. The AP reports that… Read More
Fellow Passengers Bring Man 'Back To Life'
2023-06-02 18:02
After a four-day cruise in the Bahamas, Baltimore couple Emily Raines and Daniel Shifflett were eager to get home. So eager, in fact, that they twice tried to switch to an earlier flight out… Read More
Fort Bragg Is No Longer Fort Bragg
2023-06-02 16:01
Quick, name the biggest military base in the country. The longtime answer of "Fort Bragg" is no longer correct. The Pentagon on Friday formally renamed the gigantic base in North Carolina "F… Read More
Senate Approves Debt Ceiling Bill
2023-06-02 03:31
Fending off a US default, the Senate gave final approval late Thursday to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package, grinding into the night to wrap up work on the bipartisan deal and send it t… Read More

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